Thule Helium Aero 2 Bike Hitch Rack


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Thule Helium Aero 2 Bike Hitch Rack

Item # 9042

The Thule Helium Aero 2 Bike Hitch Rack is nearly half the weight of most hitch racks and is the only ultra-light rack to integrate maximum convenience, bike protection, and security into one sleek aero-design. The tool-free design allows for quick and easy installation/removal from your vehicle.

  • Ultra-lightweight aluminum construction
  • Half the weight of most hitch bike racks
  • Tool-free installation w/ SnugTite stinger design
  • Easy handling, installation & removal
  • Maximum stability & security
  • HoldFast RDT (Road Dampening Technology) cradles & no-sway cages
  • Complete bike security w/ included integrated cable lock
  • Aero-Design improves ground clearance & increases distance between bikes
  • HitchSwitch feature allows rack to easily tilt down
  • Convenient access to rear of vehicle
  • Receiver lock included
  • Carbon frame compatible
  • One Key System compatible

Technical Specifications

Capacity1 - 2 bikes
Max Bike Weight35 lbs.
Load Capacity70 lbs.
Distance Between Bikes5.5”
Receiver Size1.25” & 2”
Dimensions14” x 38” x 34”
Folded Dimensions14” x 38” x 22”
Weight19 lbs.

Aero User Manual

Thule Hitch Mount Sizing Guidelines



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